Veronica spicata Sunny Border Blue

Speedwell

$9.95 ea. (3+ discount) $9.50 ea.

In stock for Spring 2017

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1992 Perennial Plant Association's Plant of the Year. The showy dark violet-blue spikes of Veronica Sunny Border Blue are an attractive eye-catching favorite, and are very long blooming. A carefree tidy plant with crinkled, toothed glossy green, lance-shaped foliage, beautiful in or out of bloom.

Details

Item Code: VESB
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 2'
Spacing: Plant 12 - 14" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Late Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Blue
Accent: Blue
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Deer Resistant
  • Hot Dry Site Tolerant
  • Attracts Hummingbirds
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Veronica General Information

Veronica provide some of the clearest true blues available in perennials, along with rich purples, pinks, and whites. Neat tidy plants have glossy foliage and will fill in without overpowering. Long-lasting color.

Veronica Plant Care

Prefers evenly moist soil with good winter drainage. Can be divided every 3 years in spring or fall. To keep tidy plants, shear back by 1/2 after flowering. If not cut back in summer, prune down to basal growth in late autumn.